President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday proclaiming that religious leaders may address political topics in their sermons and even endorse specific candidates without being stripped of their tax-exempt status. While religious organizations across the country celebrate the renewed opportunity to influence politics and broader society, critics see the order as a betrayal of foundational American principles. RT America’s Manila Chan reports. Then Democratic strategist Rob Taub and Matt Keelen, founder of the Keelen group, join RT America’s “News with Ed” to weigh in on the controversy and discuss the passage of the American Health Care Act.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.